There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen by train, ferry, bus or car

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen via Schaffhausen in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Polski Bus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Avg. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Avg. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Friedrichshafen is 72 km. The road distance is 132 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs SFr 20 and takes 1 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs SFr 20.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Friedrichshafen?

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen?

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.